Court Convicts Food Crisis Protesters
December 15, 2008, 3:30 pm
Filed under: Food | Tags: ,

An Egyptian court has sentenced 22 people found guilty of taking part in violent food riots earlier in the year in Mahalla el-Kubra. The unrest, the worst in 30 years, irrupted amid this summer’s food crisis and the government’s faulty agricultural policy.

Al-Jazeera’s Amr El Kakhy reports on the shocking outcome:

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